The Gustavian Weekly

Day: April 20, 2018 | The Gustavian Weekly

Tales from Disney World – Hannah Deyo

Where do I even begin?  How does someone describe the best time of their life, and that the time has only lasted two months with four still left to enjoy?  These and many other questions constantly go through my mind […]

Gustavus presents ‘The Marriage of Figaro’

When most people hear The Marriage of Figaro, they think of the lengthy opera by Mozart. But the Gustavus production of The Marriage of Figaro by Pierre Beaumarchais is nothing like the opera.  Beaumarchais’ comedy, which actually inspired Mozart’s infamous […]

Gustie of the Week – MJ Johnson

There is a high probability you have seen Megan “MJ” Johnson during your time at Gustavus as she is involved almost everywhere on campus .  MJ is a senior double major in English and history and a double minor in […]

Women’s Golf opens spring season: Gusties place 5th out of 18 teams

The Gustavus Women’s Golf Team opened their spring season last weekend at the Kathy Niepagen Spring Fling hosted by Illinois Wesleyan University in Normal, Illinois. This start was a week later than originally planned. The Gusties were scheduled to start […]

Track and Field competes at Maverick Invite

The Gustavus Men’s and Women’s Track and Field teams both competed at the Minnesota State University Spring Invitational last Wednesday, with both teams notching multiple top performances and notable finishes. Despite a cancellation the week before due to snow, the […]

Softball focuses on team development: Gusties improves record to 6-15 after sweeping Concordia

This whacky springtime snow has made things rather difficult for the Gustavus softball team. Currently with a record of 6-14, the Gusties are hoping the snow melts soon so they are able to get out on their actual home field […]

Will we grab a slice of the new world order?

Is it truly the end of the United States led world order? A report, primarily supported and sponsored by the  U.S. Army’s Strategic Plans and Policy Directorate, the Office of the Deputy Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development […]

More than spring cleaning

There is nothing that heightens one’s nostalgia for spring weather quite like a snowstorm in the middle of April. The sun is shining, days are longer, birds are chirping and… there’s snow as far as the eye can see. Most […]

Save your smoking gun

Perhaps the most asinine solution propped up by the thoughtless is to “ban” something. The United States banned alcohol in the early 20th century. Abortions were once banned. “Sodomy” can be added to that list. And, while we’re at it, […]

Letter to the Editor (4/20/2018)

Gustavus Adolphus College has wasted our money and lost my respect: it selected the band 3OH!3 to perform at the bi-yearly spring concert (May 4, 2018). My understanding is that the college chooses the bands to perform based on the […]